The School of Self Potential

Through our human eyes, the cosmos has gained an awareness of itself. Jung mused that “as far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being”. Our evolution is geared toward the creation of consciousness.

The School of Self Potential shares this aspiration. Through the study of myth, dreams, inner voices, imaginal realms and archetypal forces, students learn to tap the depths of the psyche and bring forth new light.

The School of Self Potential aims to facilitate this creation of consciousness through a range of experiential and transformative classes and workshops. 


Craig Jarman, MA

Craig has been teaching classes in dreamwork, astrology and archetypal psychology since 1988. He holds a Masters degree in History & Anthropology from Wales University, Trinity St David, where he specialised in the study of Cultural Astronomy and Astrology. Craig has trained in Jungian Psychology, Sanplay Therapy, Process Oriented Psychology.

Crtaig is also the author of Returning the Ring - A Psychological Commentary of Tolkein's The Lord of the Rings and the originator of Psychodynamic Astrology, now available as the AstroCharts app on the Apple AppStore.


Thank you for providing such a comprehensive report. Your personalised description of planetary movements and how they affect us was truly enlightening.  Your knowledge of Jungian psychology and Greek mythology is evident throughout. The imagery brought the report to life for me. The subsequent transits session offered further insight into how my psyche is reflected by the positions of planets at my birth and currently. Thanks again Craig for your astrological skill and artistry.

  - Gael Nash, Educator, Byron Bay

I studied Psychodynamic Astrology with Craig in the 90's. His teachings have been a valuable adjunct to my practice as a psychotherapist and hypnotherapist. Psychodynamic Astrology has defined the navigation of my own psyche and that of my children, friends and clients over all these years. It became and continues to be an integral and inextricable weaving into my response to the world. Craig is an excellent teacher with expansive knowledge and is able to articulate that which is complex in an accessible and magical way. I would recommend this training very highly.

  - Vered Kilstein, Psychotherapist, Sydney


I completed Craig's 10-week The Way of the Dream course then participated in a dream group for a further three years! I have since taught and helped others understand their dreams, including psychology graduates and undergraduates, writers and actors. I also attended his classes in Psychodynamic Astrology. His presentations are clear. Explanations are well-thought through, logical and consistent. I've also made good use of the astrological reports for myself and my daughter. I consider myself someone with a well-developed sense of scientific and philosophical principles. Unlike many other practitioners in the field, I found Craig's rigorous approach to be compatible with my own way of thinking.

  - Terry Constanti, Teacher, Musician, Sydney

Craig Jarman has written a wonderful book about the mythological land of Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. Archaic language, mythological scenes, fairytale plots are the carriers of some of the most pertinent and telling commentaries on our modern world and the disaster-creativity which faces us. Modern ears are tired of the doom and gloom of so much of our current writing, and news headlines are no better. But in this tale of hobbits and little people and noble bearers of power we have spelt out the chaos which we face and a visionary solution to it.

The story is a new one - perhaps the latest outpouring of mythology in our western world - and it carries great power. To read a myth created by a man still within living memory is to be at the forefront of living mythology. Craig Jarman, a citizen of the new aeon, speaks its language eloquently and creates a new vision for us all.

  - Robert A. Johnson, Jungian Analyst, San Diego

I have worked with Craig for over twenty years. His applied understanding of C.G. Jung's work and the psychological process of individuation is exceptional. In both group and individual settings, Craig provides bridges and pathways between the dynamic realms of the conscious and the unconscious. As a dream analyst, his integration of archetypal psychology and the process of dream amplification within a framework of Psychodynamic Astrology is profound. Craig's group moderation skills are genuinely participant focussed and of a continuously high order of excellence. He works with integrity. For those whose seek to develop a path to the Self, Craig can provide the dream skills, personal insight and compassionate guidance necessary to help steer the course.

  - Frank Wilson, Registered Psychologist, Manly


Craig's reading of my natal chart was both insightful and illuminating as he explored the placement of each of the planets and signs through a fusion of contemporary astrological symbols and ancient mythological archetype providing me with a rich map of the psyche and its challenges and potentialities. Craig's approach is fluid and progressive allowing the relationship and synastry between the planets and their signs to tell a story that not only addressed my horoscope but the psychological implications of these relationships and how best to work with these archetypes in their various levels of manifestation in my life. Craig is an intelligent and intuitive reader with a down to earth realism and deep care for the unfolding consciousness of the individual. I highly recommend taking the opportunity to have a reading with Craig.

  - Delany Jane, Steiner Educator, Brisbane